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Greater Nashville Regional Council

Administrative Assistant

Greater Nashville Regional Council


Job Summary

The Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant for the organization’s front desk. This position will greet, assist, and provide direction and information to clients, visitors, and other guests of the organization. This position serves as a member of GNRC’s Administrative Support team.

GNRC was established in 1965 by the TN General Assembly as an association of local governments empowered to convene local and state leaders for the purposes of planning and programming state and federal investments into a range of social services and public infrastructure. GNRC serves as the region’s federally-recognized Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD), and Economic Development District (EDD). More information is available at GNRC.org.

Job Responsibilities

The selected candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Greet clients, visitors, and guests and determine the purpose of each person’s visit;
  • Answer, screen, and direct phone calls to agency staff, take messages as necessary;
  • Receive and distribute documents, packages, and courier deliveries and delivers;
  • Provide support for meetings including set up of meeting rooms, AV equipment, and meeting materials;
  • Perform administrative and clerical support tasks including filing, data entry, and recordkeeping; and
  • Carry out other assignments and special projects as assigned by the GNRC Manager of Office and Administrative Services.


High school diploma or equivalent required; post-secondary training preferred and a minimum of six months experience in office administration, customer-facing experience preferred. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, basic understanding of administrative and clerical procedures and systems.

Required Technology Skills: Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office 365, including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Familiarity with basic office technology including copiers, audio-visual setup, and operations.

Physical Requirements: Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

Additional Information


Compensation and Benefits:  The minimum starting salary is $40,000 and will be based on experience and qualifications. GNRC offers a full benefits package along with two paid retirement plans including a fully paid pension through the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System and a dollar-for-dollar match to a 401k up to 3% of gross salary.  Inquire for more information about benefits.

How to Apply

If interested, please apply at www.gnrc.org/jobs

Position open until filled

GNRC is an EOE, AA Employer


  • Date Posted: May 7, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Community Development
  • Salary Range: $40,000+
  • Working Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm